It's summer time! so tell us, how do you get holiday ready?
I can't bring myself to pay for a gym membership, well to be honest, even if I wasn't tight, I wouldn't go to the gym because I just dont want to! I used to jog but I'd need dragging out and sometimes my jogging partner and I would divert to the local wine bar! 😒
I've learned there's no point in doing something I don't enjoy!
Yes I need to exercise and yes all those people were right years ago with their "you wait until you're in your thirties" talk.
It's definitely harder, my love handles are gripable (made up word) and my food baby doesn't spring back as quickly as it once did! So I've chosen to walk and swim, exercises that I actually want to do!
My exercise tech is my Fitbit, if you've never heard of them click here! (Lots of options for different budgets and needs, it's one of my favourite things, and no I'm not on commission!)
I actually love it! ♥
I've been known to get in bed only to realise I'm 200 steps away from my target and so marching around the bedroom in my PJ's like a lunatic! Is it just me?
(A friend tells me it isn't!) 😉
Last year I did my first proper diet, I lost the stone, I went on holiday and felt amazing but I discovered just how bloody hard dieting is! Counting calories was such a bore but it made me learn about food 🤔 like did you know that a large glass of wine has the same calories as a donut?! I could eat three donuts in an evening but I wouldn't, yet I'd happily have three glasses of wine! Oops!
So I have the knowledge this time and forget weighing scales, a nagging relationship with my fitbit is enough to get me moving! and I reckon it's a more positive approach to buck up if my clothes get too tight instead of monitoring every pound!
Maybe one day I'll actually grasp the concept of consistency and be able to balance cake and healthy eating forever!
The reality is, exercise and eating well, really is a good balance.
My pre-holiday beauty regime.
The truth is, I don't really have one! I'm no expert in this department and I've always been a bit of a wash and go sort of person, a hair down one day and up the next day sort of person!
I don't bother with false eyelashes, false nails and waxings before I go away. I just don't have the patience.
I use a razor, I'll tan when I get there and I'll paint my nails before I go.
The most important bit of beauty prep for me is having my hair dyed beforehand, I definitely do not want the holiday sun reflecting off my greys! 😆
So what is my holiday prep?
Healthier eating ✔
Regular exercise ✔
Fitbit on ✔
Paint Nails ✓
Go on holiday ✓
So that's it, I'm holiday ready 🙂are you?
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